Emotion Sickness

Album: Neon Ballroom (1999)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about the emotional disorders going on in someone's head. A 6-minute orchestral piece, it is not typical of Silverchair's work, but is a fan favorite and one of the songs the band is most proud of. It's the first track on the album. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ariel - Cartersville, GA

Comments: 3

  • Whitnee from West Linn, OrThis song is about what it's like to have an eating disorder.
  • Cherie from Newcastle, Australiaone of my favorite songs too,emotion sickness is very much like a drug habit
  • T.j from Buford, GaOne of my favorite Silverchair songs, very powerful and E-motional.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Graduation Songs

Graduation SongsFact or Fiction

Have you got the smarts to know which of these graduation song stories are real?

Jon Oliva of Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Jon Oliva of Trans-Siberian OrchestraSongwriter Interviews

Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.

Modern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real Group

Modern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real GroupSong Writing

The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.

"Stairway To Heaven" Lawsuit: A Timeline

"Stairway To Heaven" Lawsuit: A TimelineSong Writing

Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.

John Doe of X

John Doe of XSongwriter Interviews

With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith

Steven Tyler of AerosmithSongwriter Interviews

Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.